Nothing will ever be the same
All of the promises we made seem hollow
But there are still streets in this town
Marked with your shadow

So if you see me, look surprised
If you don't then pass me by
And I may even brush your sleeve
As you turn to leave

Now it's hard to act like strangers
When we used to be so strong
Everything is changing
And most of it is wrong
What do we know of anything?
Two fools of some renown
Either side of the same town

Somewhere there's a light
I can sense it
Oh, though I may fall back again
Although it's a fight
I know I must remain

Now it's hard to keep ignoring
Someone you recognize
And if I seem contented
It's only my disguise
What do we know of anything?
Two fools of some renown
Either side of the same town

Lyrics submitted by clearlygonemad

Either Side of the Same Town Lyrics as written by Jerry Ragovoy Elvis Costello

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, THE TUNE ROOM, INC.

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    General CommentThis is an incredible song by Elvis. There is an undeniable power in the chorus. The tragic verses build into that awe inspiring chorus. The Imposters play this thing just beautifully.

    They show Elvis performing this quite often on the Palladia Channel, a live gig called "club date". Watch it and you'll see what I'm talking about. This song just kills. It rips your heart out and shows it to you.
    goodvibe61on September 02, 2015   Link

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